A full-length mirror + Bad lighting + Bumps & lumps = Swimsuit shopping. I'm pretty sure I just heard your ugh. Last spring, a friend of mine ventured semi-enthusiastically into this treacherous territory. After diligently following an intense exercise program for 10 weeks, she expected to notice the changes. Instead...
Have you ever been stuck? I mean really, truly physically stuck. I had one of those moments on a cold, dark, January-in-Minnesota night. For almost 5 years, I traveled all over the Twin Cities doing in-home kitchen demonstrations as a Pampered Chef rep. Because of the referral based nature of the business, I ended up with a … Continue reading My Most Ridiculously Stuck Moment Ever
Yesterday officially marked the shortest day of the year. Whew. As someone who's prone to anxiety and depression, the lack of daylight is brutal. My moods have hit the tank lately. Though not fully suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), I definitely feel the impact of this season. Each year, though the sleigh bells ring and the … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season to Be… Depressed?
I'm an introvert. Solidly. I would much rather be behind the scenes, out of the spotlight, making things happen. My acting career ended in 8th grade with my performance of "Matchmaker" from Fiddler on the Roof. My voice cracked in the middle of my solo. End scene. Fast-forward 30 years. My modern day life is … Continue reading Out of My Comfort Zone… and on to HGTV??
How many times in a day do you find yourself saying (or thinking), "I really should..." Maybe it's the invitation to a home party. Or a friend's birthday gathering? Or the seemingly endless classroom activities for your kids? Seriously. Is it even possible to say no to "muffins with mom" or "donuts with dad?" Some … Continue reading Stop Should-ing on Me!